Clauses

Climate aligned clauses you can use in commercial contracts and legal documents

153 clauses

Odhran's Clause

Green Lease Clauses for Irish Commercial Leases: Promoting Co-operation Between Landlords and Tenants Concerning the Environmental Performance of Buildings

Clauses for Irish commercial leases promoting co-operation between landlords and tenants in relation to the environmental performance of buildings, data sharing and metering energy use.

Jurisdiction: Ireland

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Emily and Tom's Clause

Green Lease Clauses for Irish Commercial Leases: Relating to (1) Sustainable and Circular Economy Principles in Repair and Alteration Covenants, (2) Rent Review Assumptions, and (3) Protecting Energy and Sustainability Ratings

Clauses for Irish commercial leases encouraging improved environmental performance through repair and alteration covenants, rent review assumptions, and covenants to protect sustainability ratings. 

Jurisdiction: Ireland

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Lewin and Darwin’s Clause

Climate-Linked Contractual Discretions

Climate-linked contractual discretions creating scope for parties to encourage good environmental practice.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Mary's Clause

JCT Energy Efficiency and Environmental Obligations

This clause amends the JCT’s standard Design and Build documents to make energy efficiency part of practical completion.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Jedda's Clause

Indigenous/ Local Knowledge in Board Director Appointments

This clause is a comprehensive toolkit for appointing Indigenous Peoples/Person as a director of a company. The clause includes a suggested definition of the term Indigenous Peoples/ Person.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Laith and Irsa's Clause

Interest Ratchet Clause for Carbon Saving

An interest ratchet mechanism for loan facility agreements that lowers the cost of capital for companies who (directly or indirectly) save carbon in their operations. 

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Estelle's Clause

Climate Standard of Care (Construction)

Revising the standard of care for construction contracts to require Contractors and Service Providers to adhere to best industry practice to mitigate climate risk and ensure that a construction project meets its decarbonisation or net-zero objectives.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Luna's Clause

Net Zero Aligned Construction Modifications

A clause that incentivises building contractors to propose 'Net Zero Modifications' to project works, which will benefit the Employer, the overall Project and the environment into the future.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Ashkan's Clause

Sustainable On Site Working Practices

A clause (which is revenue neutral for the employer) requiring contractors and project delivery teams to use sustainable working practices on site in order to reduce the energy used in construction.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Nico's Clause

Coolerplate Clauses (Climate Aligned Boilerplate)

‘Coolerplate’ generic clauses for every contract: embedding climate issues and net zero targets in the entire contract so that these flow into contract management and the commercial lifecycle.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Alex's Clause

Circular Economy Product Design Obligation

Embeds ‘Repair, Reuse and Recycle’ concepts in procurement / supply agreements for the benefit of the client, end consumer and environment.  

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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Noah's Clause

Green or Sustainability-Linked Lending Requirement

Rider clauses (for LMA facilities agreements) that require each Lender to confirm that a percentage of its lending is sustainable or 'green' finance.

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

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